Course: 1st Foreign Language 1 - French

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Course title 1st Foreign Language 1 - French
Course code KJA/N1FJ1
Organizational form of instruction Seminar
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 4
Language of instruction French
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Černá Leona, Mgr.
Course content
Seminar topics: Titre I - Le language du droit et ses traits characteristiques. L introduction au droit français Titre II - Les grandes divisions du droit Titre III - Le pouvoir législatif en République tcheque Titre IV - Le pouvoir exécutif en République tcheque Titre V - Le pouvoir judiciaire en République tcheque Titre VI - Le pouvoir législatif en France Titre VIIa - Le pouvoir exécutif en France Titre VIIb - Le cadre institutionnel national français Titre VIII - Les traits fondamentaux de l organisation judiciaire en France Titre IX : Les professions juridiques dans le cadre juridique français Titre X : Les professions juridiques dans le cadre juridique tcheque

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic Lecture(Interpretation, Training)
Learning outcomes
While studying at the Law Faculty of Palacký University, the students must choose one language (out of three languages - English, French and German) as a compulsory subject. As the students come from the secondary schools their knowledge of the language is supposed to be on the upper-intermediate level. Therefore the subject called 1. foreign language is focused on technical legal terminology. In the third year of their studies, the students can continue with their first foreign language as an optional subject "English for Specific Purposes" (ESP), or "Fachsprache Deutsch" (FBD), or "French in EU Law" (FUP).
Students who have completed this subject will gain knowledge and skills in the field of technical legal terminology and they will become familiar with french legal system.
Completion of this subject is not conditional upon completion of another subject.

Assessment methods and criteria
Student performance

In order to get the credit it is essential that the students have a regular attendance in the scope set by the seminar leader. The students must also complete the tasks assigned by the teacher.
Recommended literature
  • Cornu, G. Vocabulaire juridique. PUF.
  • Černá, L., Kulhajová, B. (2009). Le Français juridique. Leges, Praha.
  • Larišová, M. (2008). Francouzsko-český a česko-francouzský právnický slovník. A. Čeněk, Plzeň.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Law Law (2010) Law, legal and public administration proceeding 1 Winter